Mussels in Saffon and White Wine Broth Recipe

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Submitted by foodgirl

Makes 4 servings



From Epicurious.com: This recipe is one of the simplest and most delectable recipes in the book. The flavor of the mussels pairs beautifully with the unique flavor that the saffron imparts to the broth. You will find yourself making this recipe again and again. hide ?

Recipe Ingredients for Mussels in Saffon and White Wine Broth

2 teaspoons butter
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons half and half
2 1/2 teaspoons saffron threads
1 cup fish stock
4 scallions, thinly sliced
3 tomatoes, seeded, and chopped
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded
2 1/2 tablespoons chives, chopped

Recipe Directions for Mussels in Saffon and White Wine Broth

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot, then add the garlic. Sauté until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine, half and half, and saffron; simmer for 5 minutes. Add the clam juice, scallions, tomato, and lemon juice, scallions, tomato, and lemon juice; simmer for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the mussels, cover, and stream until they are open, about 5-7 minutes. Shake the pot, holding down the lid with a kitchen towel, to redistribute the mussels. Discard any mussels that do not open. Divide the mussels into eight bowls; distribute the broth equally among the bowls, and top each with fresh chives.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 477.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
767mg
32%
Potassium
1175mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
17.1g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
30.0g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 10% Iron 54%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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